YSU’s New Strength and Conditioning Coach

|

One of the biggest part about playing college and professional football is your form and strength.  Off-season weight room and conditioning sprints are important parts, especially keeping your body hydrated with the right amount of water and Gatorade/Powerade.  The athletic trainers are important, but the leader in that category is the strength and conditioning coach. […] READ MORE


Throwback to YSU vs Ohio State 2007

|

In the early 2000s and 2005s, the Youngstown State Penguins started to play teams from the Football Bowl Subdivision.  The first game when they met an FBS opponent was during the 2001 season against Marshall, the same team they knocked off to win their first FCS championship.  YSU nearly got the win, but fell 38-24. […] READ MORE


A Deeper Look into the Transfer Portal

|

A Deeper Look into the Transfer Portal Like other sources that cover college football, we have been following and reporting on the changing landscape of college football. From the transfer portal to NIL compensation, things have certainly changed over the last five years. Whether we bemoan the changes or not, most are here to stay. […] READ MORE


Ohio State Adds EDGE Kenyatta Jackson

|

Ohio State adds Kenyatta Jackson to their defense-heavy 2022 recruiting class. Larry Johnson adds talented pass rushers to Ohio State’s line every year. While there isn’t a Jack Sawyer-J.T. Tuilmoloau duo like last year, Johnson does get one of the best edge rushers in the country. Jackson has football in his blood. His grandfather, Rudy […] READ MORE


College Football Playoff Rankings Provide Reality Check For Irish

|

Optimists are aplenty throughout the landscape of college football until the first set of College Football Playoff rankings are released. Then, a dose of reality is issued to the majority of fanbases. Such is what occurred to the fans of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Tuesday night. Notre Dame College Football Playoff Hopes?  Too […] READ MORE


What An Expanded Playoff Means For The Wisconsin Badgers

|

The College Football Playoff management committee will be evaluating this week the possible expansion from four to 12 teams. There is a big picture for college football as a whole. And there is what an expanded playoff means for the Wisconsin Badgers. Since the inception of the College Football Playoff in 2014-15, the debate surrounding […] READ MORE


What To Make of the 2020 Big Ten Football Season

|

The Big Ten football season has been nothing short of chaotic. From Covid-19 out breaks to game cancellations, this became very clear. The Big Ten’s initial plan to resurrect a season had little plans to deal with these issues that were bound to arise. Eventually, the straw to break the camels back came with the […] READ MORE


Ohio State-Michigan Cancelled; Now What?

|

Ohio State-Michigan is cancelled, marking the first time the two teams haven’t played since 1917. On Tuesday afternoon, an announcement came down that Michigan’s outbreak had not subsided enough to continue football activities. Michigan had resumed practice and Ryan Day said that everything indicated the game would still happen. However, the outbreak that cause Michigan […] READ MORE


Wisconsin Badgers Schedule Analysis

|

As of right now, we are less than one week away from the kickoff of Wisconsin football. On this coming Friday night, Wisconsin and Illinois will kick off the long awaited season for Big Ten fans. What we have is a nine game sprint to the finish. No byes. Capped off with a crossover/championship weekend […] READ MORE


Big Ten Football Is Back

|

The Big Ten is officially back. As of Wednesday evening, the conference announced it had switched course, and intends to play fall sports in 2020.  This comes on the heels of mounting pressure from players, coaches, fans, and media to salvage a season. On top of that, regional politicians helped the movement gain traction as […] READ MORE